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  • Posted on: 28 January, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Bradfield is equipped not only to attract excellent personnel but to ensure that they are improved and empowered to deliver on every client’s strategic intent/organizational goal. Our value is to assist in getting rid of all inconvenience associated with recruitment; plus reducing unsuitable employees either via skill or culture. And more… all this would be done within concise turn-around time. Beyond this, we package and deliver quality trainings to help prune your employees to deliver efficiently.

    Our Client, a newly established independent examination body saddled with the responsibility of providing a unified syllabus and conducting a qualitative examinations for candidates seeking Direct Entry admissions into tertiary institutions.

    The aim of this body is to play a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to Federal, State and private universities as well as interested foreign tertiary institution.

    Registrar/CEO

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensures successful implementation of the Board’s mandate of conducting credible and standard examinations for Direct Entry candidates in Universities’ Foundation or Diploma Programmes
    • Manages, evaluates and supervises effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the organisation
    • Ensures compliance with all laws, Board policies and civil regulations
    • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance.
    • Participate in the development of the organisation's plans and programs as a strategic partner.
    • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
    • Enhances and/or develops implements and enforces policies and procedures of the organisation by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.
    • Establishes credibility throughout the organisation and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
    • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.
    • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
    • A good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor.
    • An excellent negotiator who is experienced in contracts
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Candidate must have worked for a minimum of 15 years, 5 of which must have been at management level in an examination body.

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    Senior Accountant

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Primary responsibility is to coordinate and manage finances and accounts if the board.
    • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
    • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on amonthly basis
    • Receipt of all monies due to the Board and rendering proper accounts of all such monies collected;
    • Disbursement of funds to meet the Board’s operational needs;
    • Preparing the Board’s Financial Statements;
    • Building a comprehensive financial and accounting data of the Board’s activities for the relevant users;
    • Formulating Budget plans and preparation of Annual Budgets for the Board;
    • Liaising with Banks and other financial Institutions on behalf of the Board;
    • Control of the Board’s Revenue and Expenditure estimates;
    • Payment of Wages and Salaries to the Board’s staff.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Proficient in reading / interpreting financial statements for the purpose of underwriting credit
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty.
    • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting. Great Plains and Freedom preferred.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.
    • Working knowledge of or able to quickly assimilate accounting rules and regulations relating to Local Authority
    • Able to persuade, influence and professionally advise others at senior level, on complex financial issues.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a recognized institution. A masters degree will be an added advantage
    • Must be a Chartered Accountant 
    • A minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience of which 5 years must be in a financial leadership role.

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    Senior Test Officers

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure the integrity and security of tests are maintained and that they are supervised to the required standard.
    • Comply with all incident reporting and escalation procedures.
    • Maintain own competencies in all of the systems and procedures – requesting training as necessary.
    • Ensure personal responsibility for understanding and delivery of testing following updates and changes to requirements / testing, as they occur.
    • Responsible for overseeing the accreditation and supervision of operations in various Affiliate Centres
    • Periodic downloads and review of examinations and test centre schedules.
    • Liaise with test developers and coordinators to put together a good test question bank
    • Explain the test process to candidates and deal with other queries as required.
    • Support and deliver any events and alternative test delivery processes as defined, both in permanent and temporary locations.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Ability to self manage
    • Ability to Prioritise
    • Ability to manage workload under pressure and to tight deadlines 

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum qualification of a B.Sc. degree; an M.Sc. Degree in the Subject, Subject Education in any of the 19 subjects offered by the examination board: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Physics, Government, Literature, History, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, French, Yoruba, Visual Art, Geography, Business Studies, Literature in English.
    • Applicant must have at least 5 years’ experience as an Examiner/Moderator for an Examination body, a University system or a relevant department.
    • Extensive teaching experience at a senior level
    • Examination administration at a senior level

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    Principal Test Coordination Officer

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure the integrity and security of tests are maintained and that they are supervised to the required standard.
    • Comply with all incident reporting and escalation procedures.
    • Maintain own competencies in all of the systems and procedures – requesting training as necessary.
    • Ensure personal responsibility for understanding and delivery of testing following updates and changes to client requirements / testing, as they occur.
    • Periodic downloads and review of examinations and test centre schedules.
    • Liaise with test developers and coordinators to put together a good test question bank
    • Explain the test process to candidates and deal with other queries as required.
    • Support and deliver any events and alternative test delivery processes as defined, both in permanent and temporary locations.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Ability to self manage
    • Ability to Prioritise
    • Ability to manage workload under pressure and to tight deadlines 

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum qualification of a M.Sc. degree in any of the subjects offered by the examination body: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Physics, Government, Literature, History, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, French, Yoruba, Visual Art, Geography, Business Studies, Literature in English.
    • Applicant must have at least 10 years’ experience as an Examiner/Moderator for an Examination body, a University system or a relevant department.
    • Extensive teaching experience at a senior level
    • Examination administration at a senior level

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    Principal Test Administration Officer

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure the integrity and security of tests are maintained and that they are supervised to the required standard.
    • Comply with all incident reporting and escalation procedures.
    • Maintain own competencies in all of the systems and procedures – requesting training as necessary.
    • Ensure personal responsibility for understanding and delivery of testing following updates and changes to client requirements / testing, as they occur.
    • Periodic downloads and review of examinations and test centre schedules.
    • Liaise with test developers and coordinators to put together a good test question bank
    • Explain the test process to candidates and deal with other queries as required.
    • Support and deliver any events and alternative test delivery processes as defined, both in permanent and temporary locations. 

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Ability to self manage
    • Ability to Prioritise
    • Ability to manage workload under pressure and to tight deadlines 

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum qualification of a M.Sc. degree in any of the subjects offered by the examination body: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Physics, Government, Literature, History, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, French, Yoruba, Visual Art, Geography, Business Studies, Literature in English.
    • Applicant must have at least 10 years’ experience as an Examiner/Moderator for an Examination body, a University system or a relevant department.
    • Extensive teaching experience at a senior level
    • Examination administration at a senior level

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    Principal Test Development Officer

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages the design, development and delivery of a portfolio of assessments that reflect the values of the examination body and also meet the needs of customers; and the examination body's assessment standards and the Code of Practice.
    • Contributes fully to syllabus/curriculum development, working in conjunction with the Development Division.
    • Manages the appointment and performance of external consultants, including Setters, Item Writers, Principal Examiners, Chief Examiners and Assistant Examiners to ensure that assessments are produced, marked and graded in accordance with the examination body’s standards.
    • Works collaboratively with other Divisions, partner organisations to develop and revise syllabuses and support materials in line with changing needs and developments in the subject areas.
    • Contributes to maintaining effective distribution partnerships with educational organisations to position the examination body as a leader in global education standards.
    • Contributes to quality improvement projects, and the maintenance of related documentation.
    • Contributes to training for schools, partner organisations in relation to assessment of subjects in the portfolio

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Ability to self manage
    • Ability to Prioritise
    • Ability to manage workload under pressure and to tight deadlines 

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum qualification of a M.Sc. degree in any of the subjects offered by the examination body: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Physics, Government, Literature, History, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, French, Yoruba, Visual Art, Geography, Business Studies, Literature in English.
    • Applicant must have at least 10 years’ experience as an Examiner/Moderator for an Examination body, a University system or a relevant department.
    • Extensive teaching experience at a senior level
    • Examination administration at a senior level

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    Principal Administrative Officer

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides Secretarial/administrative support to the Board
    • Manages effectively the HR function including Training and Development, Administrative, Clerical and support staff including supervision and performance development reviews.
    • Ensures that an effective staffing database is maintained.
    • Ensures that documentation is reviewed regularly, amended as necessary and available to the Board.
    • Coordinates examination and assessment processes, ensuring all assessment question sheets are collated, formatted and stored.
    • Assists in preparing candidate profiles for Examination Board.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Show flexibility in working hours and methods and be adaptable to the needs of the Board during the lead up to entries, exam preparation time and during the main exam.
    • Have sufficient knowledge or expertise to work on day to day issues in their own area without direct or continuous reference to others
    • Ability to ensure staffs adhere to agreed policies and procedures.
    • Possess excellent organisational skills.
    • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
    • Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements
    • Ability to devise, apply and introduce new administrative systems.
    • Ability to work effectively as an individual, as part of a team and in partnership with others.
    • Ability to work under general direction and to recognise times when matters require referral to the Governing Board

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A Minimum of Second Class Lower B.Sc. Degree from a recognized institution 
    • Possession of higher qualifications will be an added advantage. 
    • Must be a duly registered member of NIM, CIPM or other equivalent professional bodies
    • Applicant must have at least 10 years post-qualification experience
    • Must be at a Management/Principal level in the private or public sector

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    Senior IT Officer

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Coordinates and manage all IT needs, staff activities, facilities and equipment including: updating websites; managing banks of examination question items; databases of candidates, candidates’ results and other related functions.
    • Communicates IT plans, policies and technology trends throughout the organisation as well as promotes and oversees relationships between IT resources and internal and external customers.
    • Develops and maintains enterprise IT policies and procedures to ensure the protection of IT assets and the integrity, security and privacy of information.
    • Ensure the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions.

     SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills.
    • Superior organizational skills and the ability to multitask on projects with competing deadlines.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to coordinate components to ensure completeness accuracy and timeliness to deadlines.
    • Ability to gather, compile, organize and manipulate data to create reports or summaries.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Applicant must have at least 8 years post-qualification experience in similar capacity.
    • A minimum of a M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent professional qualification. 
    • Possession of CPN Fellowship or those of other recognised bodies is an advantage

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    Senior Administrative Officers

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages and coordinates administrative duties in the Registrar’s Office.
    • Performs secretarial functions, including drafting and typing letters, memos and other document
    • Manages the workflow of briefings, correspondence and requests for information to the Registrar in line priorities established by the Registrar, monitor important issues and follow up action when required.
    • Encourages an environment in which high quality services are delivered by continually seeking improvements in administrative systems and processes and by leading by example.
    • Provides confidential, secretarial and administrative support to the Registrar.
    • Maintains effective time management practices whilst arranging appointments, meetings (including venues), travel arrangements and accommodation and receive visitors, coordinating diary appointments, prioritising correspondence and preventing unnecessary interruptions by screening telephone calls and managing emails.
    • Monitor progress and report to the Registrar on various projects and undertake research and analysis of sensitive and confidential matters.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Maintains an up to date knowledge of Registry systems and procedures.
    • Have demonstrable experience of providing administrative support.
    • Possess excellent organisational skills.
    • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
    • Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements
    • Demonstrated high computer literacy: particularly with programmes in Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to motivate others
    • Recognises the need for and demonstrates appropriate confidentiality

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Applicant must have a minimum of 8 years post-NYSC working experience with at least 3 years in a similar role
    • A first degree from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second class lower division. 
    • Possession of higher qualifications will be an added advantage..

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    Security Supervisor

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teaches and enforces safety regulations at the work site.
    • Establishes security patrol priorities.
    • Supervises all duties of a Security Guard.
    • Teaches and enforces safety regulations at the work site.
    • Establishes security patrol priorities.
    • Reviews utilization and maintenance of security equipment.
    • Prepares daily and periodic reports to Registrar regarding activities.
    • Takes predetermined action and render first aid in emergencies such as accident, fire
    • Assists in the development of security policy and procedure
    • Maintains Orders and organized environment
    • Trains branch and security guard staff in safety practices and methods used to detect fraudulent transactions.
    • Leads and monitor emergency control program implementation; ensures that branch activities comply with policies, procedures and practice

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Must be able to work with minimal Supervision
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must have excellent problem solving and decision making skills
    • Excellent Supervisory skills
    • Good People Management
    • Must be vigilant and observant

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Applicant must have at least 7 years’ experience in similar capacity.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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